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The Green City Tops Of The Pops

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The Green City Tops Of The Pops

  1. 1. The green city tops of the pops In this year at Number 5 …
  2. 2. 5. Vancouver, Canada <ul><li>Vancouver has been recognized for trying to make the Winter Olympic games sustainable, but it's their day-to-day focus that really allows this Canadian city to earn its ranking. Ninety percent of Vancouver is powered by hydroelectricity </li></ul><ul><li>Wind, solar, wave and tidal energy all help ensure that this city remains green. Plus, they've got even greater goals for the future. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 4. Malmo, Sweden <ul><li>Vancouver has been recognized for trying to make the Winter Olympic games sustainable, but it's their day-to-day focus that really allows this Canadian city to earn its ranking. Ninety percent of Vancouver is powered by hydroelectricity. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Curitiba, Brazil <ul><li>This Brazilian city focuses upon maintenance using green methods, for example, parks that are trimmed by sheep. They are also known for one of the best transit systems, so commuters are encouraged to leave their cars at home. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2. Portland, Oregon, United States <ul><li>Although many U.S. cities are now jumping on board, this was the first to focus upon alternative transit with light-rail and extensive bike path networks to encourage people to leave their cars in the driveway! </li></ul><ul><li>It was also one of the first to pledge to reduce emissions and start transitioning buildings to use sustainable materials. </li></ul>
  6. 6. And this year’s number 1 green city is ….
  7. 7. 1. Reykjavik, Iceland <ul><li>This city is run entirely on green power, including geothermal and hydroelectricity. Their transit system also uses hydrogen buses and it's motivated to become Europe's cleanest city.. </li></ul>

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